Photos of the week

      It’s been another frantic week. I’ve had plenty of guiding work again, plus the Starlight guide course. My cold is better, but I trapped my hand between my car door and the wing mirror of an adjacent car. I count myself extremely lucky that it wasn’t very much worse. Progress on the guide book is still happening in embarassingly tiny steps, but I keep going. I even…

March 31, 2019

Clouds and trees

I’m still extremely busy with tour guiding work, which is nice. Last year March was dead, but I look like being busy up to Easter with a Starlight Guide couse to fit in too. And now I’ve got a bad cold. But I’m still plodding along, taking baby steps on the guide book update and slowly making progress.

March 24, 2019

Sunday Photos: The solar system and the Large Size Telescope

March 4, 2019

On Saturday I brought up my model solar system for my clients. The sun is too small. to be in scale with the planets, it ought to be 4m in diameter, but that’s rather inconvenient to fit in the car. The first four planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars) are marbles and too small to see in the photograph, but the girl in the foreground is holding up the Earth….